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JCHP Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual Alumni Awards


The Jefferson College of Health Professions Alumni Association is requesting nominations for the 2017 Alumni Awards. The Alumni Awards were established to recognize the outstanding and distinguished professional achievements of Jefferson College of Health Professions’ alumni. The awards will be presented this year in early June at the 2017 Annual Awards Ceremony.

There are three categories in which JCHP alumni can be nominated for an award: 

The JCHP Alumni Emerging Leader Award 
This award recognizes a JCHP graduate who, early in his/her career, but at least 5 years following graduation, has distinguished him/ herself in his/ her profession by making significant contributions in research, leadership in professional organizations, community service, or related significant professional accomplishments. 

The JCHP Alumni Special Achievement Award 
This award recognizes the significant long-term professional achievement of a JCHP graduate in the areas of education, research and/or community service, through which the JCHP graduate has also promoted the image of the Jefferson College of Health Professions. 

The JCHP Alumni Distinguished Service Award 
This award recognizes a JCHP graduate who has made an exceptional contribution of time, resources and/or expertise to advance the mission of the Jefferson College of Health Professions and Thomas Jefferson University. 

Nomination Guidelines:

To be considered for the Emerging Leader Award, the Alumni Special Achievement Award, or the Alumni Distinguished Service Award, nomination materials must be received no later than midnight April 17, 2017. 

To submit a nomination, please include a completed nomination form (See link below), a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae/resume, and a letter of recommendation, highlighting how the nominee meets the criteria for the award. Self-nominations will be accepted. 

Nominations should be submitted by email to, or by mail/in person to the Office of Alumni Relations, Edison Building, 130 South 9th Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 215-955-7750 or if you have any questions.